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    Recommendations for sharpening a K-Bar, PLEASE!

  • #2
    Good question, considering the size of the blade I suggest the Smith's Tri hone.

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    • #3
      yea i have a k-bar and it is impossible to sharpen on just a normal stone

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      • #4
        Work Sharp Sharpening Tool. I haven't used it to sharpen a K-Bar but it works for just about any sharp edge!

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        • #5
          you can always use a fine grit bench grinder.if your limited to hand sharpeners there are diamond stones specifically for k bars

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          • #6
            I use an E-Z lap diamond sharpener and a Japanese water stone on mine.

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            • #7
              I wouldn't use the Work Sharp or a bench grinder for a Ka-Bar as it can ruin the edge. I use an Arkansas stone that I got at Menard's to sharpen mine.

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              • #8
                I'd recommend a medium or coarse stone and some patience.

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                • #9
                  Knives made with D-2 steel require diamond or ceramic sharpeners. Never use a bench sander or bench grinder, as bass bomber pointed out, because they will ruin a factory-sharp edge.

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